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Nigeria, Benco Energy sign MoU for Bayelsa power project
02 September, 2014
The Federal Government of Nigeria has signed an approximately $900m memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Brazil-based Benco Energy to set up a 700MW power project in Bayelsa, a southern state...
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Finland’s nuclear project Olkiluoto 3 start date pushed to 2018
Tuesday, September 02, 2014 The start date of Finland’s biggest nuclear project Olkiluoto 3 EPR is being pushed to late 2018, which is almost a decade later than the proposed initial...

Construction phase of North Sea Global Tech I wind farm completed
Monday, September 01, 2014 The construction phase of Global Tech I wind farm, which is located 100km off the coast in the German North Sea, has been completed with the erection of all 80 AREVA...

Suction bucket jacket installed at Borkum Riffgrund 1 offshore wind farm in Germany
Monday, September 01, 2014 DONG Energy has installed the first offshore wind Suction Bucket Jacket at its Borkum Riffgrund 1 offshore wind farm in...

Vestas to deliver nine wind turbines for Ylivieska Pajukoski project in Finland
Monday, September 01, 2014 Danish manufacturer and servicer of wind turbines Vestas has received orders for nine V126-3.3 MW turbines for the Ylivieska Pajukoski project in Finland from the Reconcept...

Chile inaugurates $300m windfarm to reduce dependence on fossil fuel
Friday, August 29, 2014 Chile has inaugurated a $300m wind farm around 250 miles from the capital Santiago, as part of its strategy to cut down its dependence on fossil fuels and shift to renewable...

Ecuador becomes member in World Energy Council
Friday, August 29, 2014 Ecuador has officially has become a member country of the World Energy Council in...

Vatenfall, SWM install all 80 turbines in Germany’s offshore wind project DanTysk
Friday, August 29, 2014 The offshore wind project DanTysk has achieved an important milestone, with the installation of the last of its 80 turbines....

Yingli Green Energy to supply multicyrstalline modules for four projects in UK
Thursday, August 28, 2014 Yingli Green Energy, a vertically integrated photovoltaicmodule manufacturer in the world, will supply multicyrstalline modules to Push Energy Ltd. for four large-scale PV power projects in the...

Indonesia passes long-awaited law to tap power from volcanoes
Thursday, August 28, 2014 The Parliament of Indonesia has passed a law that will enable the country to tap the power of its volcanoes, as part of its efforts to strengthen the geothermal energy...

Existing power plants will emit 300 billion tonnes of carbon dioxide in their lifetime: study
Thursday, August 28, 2014 The existing power plants worldwide will emit over 300 billion tons of carbon dioxide into the atmosphere in their lifetimes, according to a new study by Princeton University and the University...

Siemens unveils first gas-insulated switchgear for HVDC applications
Wednesday, August 27, 2014 Siemens has unveiled the first compact gas-insulated switchgear (GIS) for high-voltage direct current (HVDC) applications, which requires 95% less space compared to air-insulated...

L&T secures $200m deal to construct 225MW gas-based power plant in Bangladesh
Wednesday, August 27, 2014 Larsen and Toubro (L&T) has secured a $200m contract from Bangladesh Power Development Board (BPDB) to set up a 225MW gas-based power plant in...

SITA UK selects BSR to transform landfill sites into solar power farms
Wednesday, August 27, 2014 SITA UK, a recycling and waste management company, and British Solar Renewables (BSR), a Somerset-based firm, have signed an agreement that will result in several SITA UK landfill sites...

Alstom bags HDVC contracts in India, South Korea and Canada
Tuesday, August 26, 2014 Alstom Grid has secured three high voltage direct current (HVDC) contracts, carrying a total value of approximately €800m....

India kicks off process to set up four new ultra mega power projects
Monday, August 25, 2014 The Government of India has begun the process of establishing four new ultra mega power projects (UMPP), with a combined capacity of 16,000MW, in the states of Bihar, Jharkhand and...

Duke Energy to divest Midwest generation business to Dynegy for $2.8bn
Monday, August 25, 2014 Duke Energy will sell its non-regulated Midwest Commercial Generation Business to Dynegy for $2.8bn in...

Tata Power to supply 100,000 solar panels for JNNSM project in India
Friday, August 22, 2014 Tata Power Solar has been awarded a contract to provide 100,000 solar panels for the Jawaharlal Nehru National Solar Mission batch-1...

Energy Absolute plans $1.bn investment in renewable energy projects
Friday, August 22, 2014 Energy Absolute Chief Financial Officer Amorn Sapthaweekul was quoted by Bloomberg as saying that renewable energy generation capacity is expected to increase from approximately 100MW to 570MW...

Siemens wins contract to supply turbines for UK offshore wind farm
Friday, August 22, 2014 Norwegian energy firms Statoil and Statkraft have awarded a contract worth approximately £500m to Siemens to deliver turbines for the 402MW Dudgeon offshore wind farm in the east of England,...

ABB develops underground and subsea HVDC cable system
Friday, August 22, 2014 Swiss power technology firm ABB has developed and tested a 525kV underground and subsea high-voltage direct current (HVDC) cable system, which the company claims will make renewable...


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